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Kenneth A. (Ken) Mason

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T 913.327.5138
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kmason@spencerfane.com

COBRA Basics and More – Webinar

Laura Fischer, Ken Mason and Julia Vander Weele, partners in the Spencer Fane Employee Benefits group will conduct a webinar providing a refresher on COBRA basics, discuss the future of COBRA (in the event of a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act), and address several case-law developments.

2016 Employee Benefits Seminars

“One Step Ahead of the Regulators: Risk Avoidance Tips for Plan Sponsors”

Sept 15 – EPNEC, St. Louis, MO
Sept 21 – DoubleTree Hotel, Springfield, MO
Sept 28 – Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, KS
Oct 20 – The Inverness Hotel, Denver, CO

IRS Curtailment of Determination Letter Program: What Does it Mean for Your Company’s Retirement Plan?

Employers who sponsor qualified retirement plans will soon see radical changes to the IRS determination letter program (the current program for obtaining IRS approval regarding the tax-qualified status of the sponsor’s plan document). Starting January 1, 2017, the IRS will no longer issue periodic determinations regarding the qualified status of “individually designed” retirement plan documents.

Fall 2015 Employee Benefits Seminar

Join Spencer Fane’s Employee Benefits Practice Group for a free, half-day seminar. Agenda topics are Data Dilemmas: Cyber-Security Issues for Benefit Plans, Who’s in Charge of Your Retirement Plan? Lessons in ERISA Governance and Risk Avoidance Techniques, and Health Care Reform: What’s the Latest from Washington?